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UHD Monitoring Tropical Storm Beta

The University of Houston-Downtown continues to monitor the potential for severe weather throughout the Houston area associated with Tropical Storm Beta. Presently, operations for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 are scheduled to continue as planned. 

Faculty and supervisors are expected to provide flexibility for those who are unable to commute to campus due to weather conditions. Those employees who are scheduled to work on campus should communicate directly with their respective supervisors regarding concerns/challenges with coming to UHD on this day.

UHD Community members are encouraged to observe weather forecasts, warnings and traffic/road conditions and prioritize personal safety. Updates will be provided on UHD.edu and distributed through email.

Stay safe, Gators.


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.